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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Protestant churches. (search)
ly affected by the prevailing scientific and critical inquiries, and some have been less disturbed by them, but the intellectual ferment has reached most of them; and modifications, more or less radical, have been made in all their creeds. These theological changes are not wholly due to the new conceptions of the world and of man which modern science has introduced. Some of them—and these not the least important—are the fruit of a purified ethical judgment. The dogmas of the Church, as Sabatier has shown, spring from the life of the Church. If the spirit of Christ is abiding in the hearts of his disciples, their views of truth will be constantly purified and enlarged. Many of the changes in theological theory which have taken place within the past century are to be thus explained. The practical disappearance of the hard Calvinistic interpretations which were prevalent in most of the Reformed churches 100 years ago has resulted from the cultivation of humaner feelings and from a
the neck or body of the bladder that is cut, the instrument might more properly be called a cystotome. Li-thot′o-me — cache. (Surgical.) An instrument used in lithotomy. It is introduced with blades concealed in a sheath, from which they are protruded, by pressing upon a lever, on reaching the place of operation. The incision is made by withdrawing the instrument. It is made single or double bladed. Called also a bistouri-cache. This instrument is specifically recommended by Sabatier, 1797, in an article read before the National Institute of France, October 6, 1797. Li-thot′o-my-bi-sect′or. (Surgical.) An instrument for making the bilateral incisions in lithotomy. Li-thot′o-my-for′ceps. An instrument (b, Fig. 2978) for extracting stone from the bladder through the opening previously made by lithotomy. Its blades are concave, with rasp teeth cut in to take a firm hold on the stone, the outer surface well rounded to admit of easy introduction, with
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1861., [Electronic resource], Fined for planting Potatoes in a cemetery. (search)
Fined for planting Potatoes in a cemetery. --A priest of the name of Sabatier, of the parish of Lassur, in the Ariege, was some time ago condemned by the Tribunal of Correctional Police of Foix to 100f. fine for a singular offence — desecration of a place of sepulchre, by planting potatoes in the cemetery. --He appealed to the Imperial Court of Toulouse, and the case came on three days ago, but the fine was increased to 200f.